25 funniest music tweets of 2012


As 2012 wraps up, we’re reminiscing about the funniest musician tweets of the year, whether intentional or otherwise. Liam Gallagher kicks us off: “Ian McCulloch you wanna watch what your saying about my lyrics or I will come and tattoo them on your forehead ! LG” [All quotes verbatim]


Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger reacted well to Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley dressing up as his future wife, Avril Lavigne, for a weekend Halloween party: “Hey Deryck loved the costumes! we were going to dress up as you guys this year but all the parties had celebrity themes haha! -CK”


Example: “Cathedral City is pretty emotional cheese init? (I have not been paid to promote cheese, I just like it)”



50 Cent: “Step 1. To avoid the urge to masturbate stop going to porn sites. Step 2. Make a conscious decision not to turn your head after people walk by you. Step 3. Do not go to strip clubs. Step 4. Do not look at lust filled magazines.”


Professor Green references Ryan Giggs when Imogen Thomas mentions him on Twitter: “Imogen cheating on your wife RT @Imogen_Thomas: Did u all like james arthur? He looks a bit like professor green….do u think?”


Kanye picks some unusual peers when honouring the anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death: “HE IS ONE OF THE MOST INSPIRING AND INFLUENTIAL HUMAN BEINGS OF OUR EXISTENCE ALONG WITH MICHAEL JACKSON, WALT DISNEY, AND DR. KING.”


When Joan Rivers tweeted: “Rihanna confessed to Oprah Winfrey that she still loves Chris Brown. Idiot! Now it’s MY turn to slap her”, the star wasn’t happy. She shot back with: “@Joan_Rivers wow u really do get slow when you’re old huh?”



Liam Gallagher: “snore patrol Noel Gallaghers high flying smurfs who said rock n roll is dead LG”


Mark Hoppus: “Istagram down, there’s now a gaping hole our collective history. Undocumented skinny lattes, mimosas, and airplane wings.”


Ex-Arctic Monkeys bassist Andy Nicholson recalls meeting a slightly confused fan: “”Are you Andy Nicholson” “yes I am” “I love you your a great drummer” “thanks””


50 Cent: “I can’t belive my grand mothers making me take Out the garbage I’m rich fuck this I’m going home I don’t need this shit”



Billy Corgan: “man cheats on wife, marries his mistress, runs for president and gets an ovation for being insane…only in amerisicka…”


Mark Hoppus: “I took my family out to the countryside so that we could all be on our phones somewhere other than home for a day.”


Susan Boyle caused a Twitter sensation with her “#susanalbumparty” hashtag. That’s ‘Susan album party’ of course, not, er, ‘Su’s Anal Bum Party’.


Theo Hutchcraft of Hurts: “Trying to work out if I’d rather wank off a dead tramp under a warm waterfall of dogshit for eternity, or be Will.I.Am for a day.”


Taylor Swift: “Watching tv with my cat while eating Toy Story fruit snacks. So basically I’m 80 and 5 at the same time.”


Example sparked a war of word with the entire population of Wigan, which culminated in him appearing on the front page of the Wigan Evening Post under the headline “Bad Example”. What had he done? Tweeted: “does anyone know any nice people from Wigan? Because all I hear is death threats”.


Mike Skinner: “i didn’t know crash test dummies cost 100 grand. that’s mental. people would be cheaper”


Diplo: “Goin to bring these lion cubs to nelson mandelas house and play die antwoord out of a boombox”


St Vincent: “Elderly woman going through airport security with at least 10 minibar bottles of booze in her purse. Hope I’m that organized when I’m old!”


Erykah Badu: “What if the hokey pokey IS what it’s all about?”


Neko Case: “According to my research dudes who do really embarrassing air guitar make great dads.”


Amanda Palmer: “12 hours into video shoot. have no idea what it’s going to look like. someone threw up in the hallway. I’m taking this as a positive sign”